This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for tether

a-z
Noun
      1. The gear or tackle, other than a yoke, with which a draft animal pulls a vehicle or implement.
      2. Something resembling such gear or tackle, as the arrangement of straps used to hold a parachute to the body.
      3. A device that raises and lowers the warp threads on a loom.
      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense.
      2. A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
      3. A person or group of persons stationed outside a place of employment, usually during a strike, to express grievance or protest and discourage entry by nonstriking employees or customers.
      1. A chain, rope, or strap attached to the collar or harness of an animal, especially a dog, and used to lead it or hold it in check.
      2. A strap or cord attached to a harness worn by a small child, used to prevent the child from wandering off.
      3. A strap, cord, or other line used to keep an object close to its user or in a designated location.
Verb
      1. A stroke or blow with or as if with a whip.
      2. A whip.
      3. The flexible portion of a whip, such as a plait or thong.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense.
      2. A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
      3. A person or group of persons stationed outside a place of employment, usually during a strike, to express grievance or protest and discourage entry by nonstriking employees or customers.
      1. Free from danger or attack:
      2. Free from risk of loss; safe:
      3. Free from the risk of being intercepted or listened to by unauthorized persons: